Hospital payrolls grew 0.1% in July, an increase of 5,800 workers, as total hospital employment reached 4.43 million, according to preliminary, seasonally adjusted data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Physician-office employment rose 0.2%, or 4,700 workers, to 2.18 million. For the 12 months ended in July, hospital employment was up by 80,400 workers, or 1.8%. Physician offices added 74,100 workers, a 3.5% increase. -- by Melanie Evans
Hospital, doc-office employment continues to grow
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